System.Xml.Xsl.XslTransformException: An error occurred during a call to extension function 'GetFilteredItemsIterator'. See InnerException for a complete description of the error. ---> System.ArgumentException: Column 'Exhibit Keywords' does not belong to table SuperUnion.
   at System.Data.DataRow.GetDataColumn(String columnName)
   at System.Data.DataRow.get_Item(String columnName)
   at Wcs.Classes.Media.GetFilteredItems(String singleMediaID, String filterByKeywords, String filterExhibit, String filterProfile, String filterHeadline, String filterPress, String filterOther, String sortParam)
   at Wcs.Classes.Media.GetFilteredItemsIterator(String singleMediaID, String slideshowID, String filterByKeywords, String filterExhibit, String filterProfile, String filterHeadline, String filterPress, String filterOther, String sortParam)
   at Wcs.Classes.Media.GetFilteredItemsIterator(String singleMediaID, String slideshowID, String filterByKeywords, String filterExhibit, String filterProfile, String filterHeadline, String filterPress, String filterOther)
   --- End of inner exception stack trace ---
   at System.Xml.Xsl.Runtime.XmlExtensionFunction.Invoke(Object extObj, Object[] args)
   at System.Xml.Xsl.Runtime.XmlQueryContext.InvokeXsltLateBoundFunction(String name, String namespaceUri, IList`1[] args)
   at <xsl:template match="*" mode="main">(XmlQueryRuntime {urn:schemas-microsoft-com:xslt-debug}runtime, XPathNavigator {urn:schemas-microsoft-com:xslt-debug}current)
   at <xsl:template match="*">(XmlQueryRuntime {urn:schemas-microsoft-com:xslt-debug}runtime)
   at Root(XmlQueryRuntime {urn:schemas-microsoft-com:xslt-debug}runtime)
   at Execute(XmlQueryRuntime {urn:schemas-microsoft-com:xslt-debug}runtime)
   at System.Xml.Xsl.XmlILCommand.Execute(Object defaultDocument, XmlResolver dataSources, XsltArgumentList argumentList, XmlSequenceWriter results)
   at System.Xml.Xsl.XmlILCommand.Execute(Object defaultDocument, XmlResolver dataSources, XsltArgumentList argumentList, XmlWriter writer, Boolean closeWriter)
   at System.Xml.Xsl.XmlILCommand.Execute(IXPathNavigable contextDocument, XmlResolver dataSources, XsltArgumentList argumentList, XmlWriter results)
   at System.Xml.Xsl.XslCompiledTransform.Transform(IXPathNavigable input, XsltArgumentList arguments, XmlWriter results)
   at Mvp.Xml.Common.Xsl.MvpXslTransform.TransformToWriter(XmlInput defaultDocument, XsltArgumentList xsltArgs, XmlWriter xmlWriter)
   at Mvp.Xml.Common.Xsl.MvpXslTransform.Transform(XmlInput input, XsltArgumentList arguments, XmlOutput output)
   at Sitecore.Web.UI.WebControls.XslFile.DoRender(HtmlTextWriter output, Item item) Xsl file could not be processed: /xsl/flash_media_player.xslt

CREATIVE ACTIVISM IN CLIMATE CHANGE


We’re looking for NYC teens! Interested in digital media and technology? Passionate about wildlife and sustainability? Enjoy producing, creating, experimenting and designing? Care deeply about making meaningful contributions to important causes?

THIS PROGRAM IS FOR YOU!

Click here to complete your online application now!

Application Deadlines

January 24th Bronx Zoo
January 31st Prospect Park Zoo
February 12th Central Park and Queens Zoo

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

  • conduct research in urban ecology and climate change at either the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, OR Queens Zoo to better understand sustainability issues in our city
  • explore different methods for expressing themselves in ways that will motivate people in the digital realm
  • produce a relevant, scientifically accurate project that will connect people to conservation issues facing New York City
  • create new connections with people that share their interests

WHAT WILL YOU RECEIVE?

  • 60 hours of instruction and interaction over the course of the program
  • access to respected experts in the field of urban ecology and digital media technology
  • public transportation fees for all sessions
  • snacks during after-school sessions
  • $125 stipend upon completion of the program

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
You must meet the following requirements to be eligible for participation in this program.

  • You are between the ages of 14 and 18 years
  • You have a valid Social Security Number
  • You attend a school that receives federal Title 1 funding or free or reduced lunch (inquire with a school administrator to find out).
  • You can complete 60 hours of instruction through after-school workshops 2 times per week, from 4:00–6:30 PM and 4 weekend workshops, from 9:30 AM–4:30 PM. Click here for a complete list of program dates and times.
  • You can share and/or highlight your team project to Zoo visitors, WCS staff, Eyebeam staff, peers, family, and friends at 2 events at your Zoo site and Eyebeam headquarters.

WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN?
Each WCS Zoo will partner with a different digital media artist who will provide media instruction.

Electronic Design & Construction
@ Central Park Zoo
Scrapyard Challenge founder, Jonah Brucker-Cohen, will teach about sustainability and climate change through the exploration of trash. Learn to build simple electronic projects out of found or discarded "junk" such as old electronics, clothing, furniture, outdated computer equipment, and appliances. Click here for a complete list of program dates and times.

Geo-spatial Modeling & Analysis
@ Bronx Zoo
Manahatta2409.org is an interactive, map-based, web platform that will engage your imagination in one of the greatest challenges of our generation: designing the sustainable city. Creator, Dr. Eric Sanderson, and his Wildlife Conservation Society team, will train you to use the Manahatta2409 platform to create your own vision of a climate-resilient, sustainable New York City at a block-by-block level and share it with others. Click here for a complete list of program dates and times.

GIS Mapping
@ Prospect Park Zoo
HabitatMap partner, Michael Heimbinder, will train you to use the HabitatMap platform and open source GIS tools to create an interactive map exploring the visual impacts of climate change on local communities, politics, and infrastructure within NYC. Click here for a complete list of program dates and times.

Transmedia Storytelling
@ Queens Zoo
Eyebeam digital artist, Paolo Cirio, works in the framework of cultural, political, and economic realities and information to fabricate new realities. Learn to create a transmedia storytelling project - a technique used to tell a story or experience across multiple platforms and formats, using various digital media tools such as video, photography, and social media. Click here for a complete list of program dates and times.

Click here to complete your online application now!

Application Deadlines

January 24th Bronx Zoo
January 31st Prospect Park Zoo
February 12th Central Park and Queens Zoo

CONTACT
For additional questions, please contact Erin Prada, eprada@wcs.org, or (718) 220-7192

Generous funding for this program has been made possible by the Hive Digital Media Learning Fund in the New York Community Trust.

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